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Soft drink exports down

By M. Alkhazashvili
(Translated by Diana Dundua)
Thursday, May 8
Soft drinks exports were down by over 60 percent in the last quarter of 2007 compared to the same period in 2006, the newspaper Akhali Komersanti reports.

While 17.3 million liters of soft drinks were exported in the last three months of 2006, a net worth of USD 6.8 million, the figure was 7.2 million liters in 2007, a net worth of USD 2.6 million.

The newspaper also gave a breakdown of the soft drink domestic market in the final quarter of 2007.